Perched at the foothills of Western Ghats, Neyyar Dam is one of the great attractions of Trivandrum. It is situated only at the distance of 30 kms from Trivandrum and was set up in the year 1958. Other than offering the natural scenic views, the Neyyar Dam is also good option for picnicking and day excursion. Once you arrive at the Neyyar Dam, the charismatic alluring of lots of attractions like a deer park, a man-made waterfall, crocodile breeding centers, lion safari park, Sivananda Ashram, a watch tower and so on will sure impress you highly. Boating in the water reservoir of Neyyar Dam also attracts visitors to this place.